- Address: Amman
- Country: Jordan
- Capacity: 17,000
- Opened: 1968
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Al-Faisaly (football)
Extra stadium info – Amman International Stadium
The construction of the venue, which has an athletics track, started in 1964. The national football team of Jordan played numerous home matches at the Amman International Stadium. In 2004, they made their debut in the AFC Asian Cup, the Asian championship for national football teams. All matches in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup took place in the People’s Republic of China.
The national football team of Jordan in the AFC Asian Cup
The national football team of Jordan faced Korea in their first-ever AFC Asian Cup game. The match, which took place in the Chinese city of Jinan, ended in a goalless draw. A crowd of 26,000 showed up for the game. The national football team of Jordan finished below Korea in the group stage of the 2004 AFC Asian Cup. They finished above Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. In the quarter-finals of the tournament, Jordan were defeated by Japan in a penalty shoot-out.
Al-Faisaly and Al-Wehdat
Al-Faisaly use the Amman International Stadium for home games. Al-Wehdat became the arch-rivals of Al-Faisaly. Al-Wehdat and Al-Faisaly became the first sports clubs from Jordan with 100,000 followers on their main social media page. Al-Wehdat various domestic trophies. They won their 10th domestic top-division title in 2008. Al-Wehdat won their 10th Jordanian cup title in 2014.
In 1944, Al-Faisaly were crowned football champions of Jordan for the first time in their history. That year, the first-ever edition of the Jordanian top-flight football league took place. Al-Faisaly also won the second edition of the league. In 1986, the club became the first Jordanian football club with 20 top-flight league titles. Al-Faisaly were crowned Jordanian football champions 25 times in the 20th century. In 1980, Al-Faisaly won the first-ever edition of the Jordanian cup tournament. In 2019, the club became the first football club with 20 Jordanian cup titles.